U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Aug 19, 2022

§ 783.17 - “American vessel”.

Section 3(p) of the Act, added by the 1961 Amendments, defines “American vessel” to include “any vessel which is documented or numbered under the laws of the United States.” This definition and its effect with respect to the application of the Act to employment of individuals as seamen are discussed in subsequent sections of this part.